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Labyrinthitis and Vertigo (BPPV): Hazel's story

Labyrinthitis is an inner ear infection. It causes a delicate structure deep inside your ear called the labyrinth to become inflamed, which affects your hearing and balance. Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It's the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do everyday tasks. Attacks of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or they may last much longer. If you have severe vertigo, your symptoms may be constant and last for several days, making normal life very difficult. For more information from the NHS visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vertigo/

Duration: 03:56
Licence: CC - Attribution
Original Language: English
Published: 2/15/2018
Diseases and Conditions: Vertigo
Format: Patients' story

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